Reports: Graduate hired through ‘special channel’

A mainland student, who graduated from the Macao Polytechnic Institute (IPM), was reportedly hired by the local government. The student’s employment by a local public department has triggered

Local designers agree that pop-ups are more advantageous than physical stores

Local designers Leo Wong (Soul) and Vincent Cheang (Worker Playground) are taking part in a new installment of the “Brand Story – Macau Original Fashion Exhibition”

MGS is getting ‘mature,’ 2017 edition aims to be record-breaking

The Macau Gaming Entertainment Show (MGS) is preparing for its fifth edition, having recently been awarded the status of being a “UFI Approved Event” by the

Green Hotel Awards | DSPA announces a ‘platinum award’ next year

The Environmental Protection Bureau (DSPA) celebrated the 10th anniversary of the “Green Hotel Awards” yesterday awarding the 2016 winners. In a ceremony that took place

Hong Kong Jockey Club looks overseas as bets show decline

Before Hong Kong’s return to Chinese rule, Communist leader Deng Xiaoping had a reassuring message for those worried about the departure of the British from the capitalist enclave.

Legislative Assembly election 2017 | Bloc voting scorned despite risk of forfeiting political weight

In cosmopolitan Macau, a city where around 60 percent of the total population was born abroad and where many others can trace their roots in the

Survey | Hong Kong is now 2nd-most expensive city for expats

Hong Kong is now the second-most expensive city worldwide for expatriates, according to Mercer’s latest cost of living survey, after ceding the top spot to Angola’s

Capital Airlines links Macau and Lisbon

Starting from July 25, Capital Airlines will run four flights per week between Macau and Beijing. Eric Fong, director of the Marketing Department of

As China trial looms, Crown’s offshore network is hard to find

Crown Resorts Ltd.’s operations in eight Asian countries are suddenly hard to find. Since the Australian casino operator’s staff were detained in China last October

Uber CEO Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Travis Kalanick, the combative and embattled CEO of ride-hailing giant Uber, has resigned under pressure from investors at a pivotal time for the company. Uber’s

AL Plenary | New round of social housing applications in Q4

A  new round of applications for Macau’s social housing program will open in the fourth quarter. The Secretary for Transport and Public Works, Raimundo do Rosário,

Hong Kong | Micro-flats boom as property prices soar

With its marble-clad lobby, sweeping balcony views and sleek, modern decor, Donny Chan’s apartment building would seem the kind of upscale tower most young Hong Kong professionals aspire to

Portuguese association opens solidarity account for wildfire tragedy

Portuguese association Casa de Portugal (House of Portugal) announced that it has opened a bank account at the BNU to collect donations for victims of the forest

Growing festival aims to ‘take over the St Lazarus neighborhood’

This weekend, the São João (Saint John) festivities will bring traditional flavors, visuals and sounds back to the streets of the St. Lazarus neighborhood in central

Warmbier | Tour agency says it won’t take more US tourists to North Korea

The organizers of a trip to North Korea by an American college student who died after being released from prison in a coma say they

Third time’s the charm: Lam confident of winning AL seat

Agnes Lam’s Civil Watch list is once more running for a seat at the Legislative Assembly (AL). Lam, who is heading the group for the third time

Companies propel rise of electric ultra-high-performance cars

Want an insanely fast ride with zero emissions? Startup NIO has the car: An electric two-seater with muscular European lines and a top speed of 313

Q&A | Charles Leong, Junior race-driver, student: ‘My dream is to win in the Formula One’

Macau’s junior race-driver Charles Leong was recently in the spotlight after he clocked the record-breaking time of 1:33:989 in the Asian Formula Renault Series (AFR)